“If you are dead now, but you knew me in life, chances are there is some sort of unfinished business between us.” Robin Beery has some suggestions for ghosts.
“When the sergeant smeared ash across my face I should have resigned, gone home or anywhere else, and never come back.” A Mythic Indy story by Ryan Everett Felton.
“Lieutenant Craig had a job to do, and he was going to get it over with as quickly and painlessly as possible. No one else had wanted to clean out Detective Robinson’s personal effects after he’d been killed in the line of duty…” A Mythic Indy story by R. Wolf Baldassarro.
“Rambler in the carport / Three-bedroom ranch / chain-link fence; / Mom’s Kenmore kitchen, / Dad on the road.” A poem by James Daubs.
“In spite of being a self-consciously self-indulgent film, bloated with half-assed appearances by two dozen young comics and brimming over with insider references to Hollywood life, weed smoking, and sundry bodily functions, the film This is the End actually has a point. Grant Catton makes that point.
“The only sign of the king penguin infestation of the 1970s is a trio of brass statues, displayed in what’s left of the old Glendale Mall, roped off like a museum exhibit. Some believe that’s the spot where it all began.” A Mythic Indy story by Dawn Fable.
“The moment he opened the door at Peppy Grill, Gage knew something was wrong. Everything seemed normal: the grease-stained aprons, the scraping of forks on china, the smells of toast and bacon and burned coffee, the ancient cash register.” A Mythic Indy story by Ken Honeywell.
“But why in this era of same-sex marriage and Stars Coming Out must we continue to ignore the utter, blatant, in-your-face queerness of Jackson’s work?” James Daubs shines a light.
“I packed while he was at work. / Nine rooms to sort through. Not much fit in my two room apartment.” A new poem by Wendy Scott.
“Four years ago Eric Melin sat down to watch the documentary Air Guitar Nation. Within those 81 minutes he knew he was going to Oulu, Finland, to compete in the Air Guitar World Championship.” Jon Sholly tells the champ’s story.